German Chocolate Cake
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 oz sweet baking chocolate
1/4 cup water
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups Gold Medal® self-rising flour
1/2 cup milk
1.Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 9-inch round cake pan, mix topping ingredients. Spread evenly in pan.
2.In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate and 1/4 cup water on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds or until chocolate is melted. Stir to blend.
3.In medium bowl, beat granulated sugar and 1/2 cup butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs until well blended. On low speed, beat in 3/4 cup of the flour and the milk. Add remaining 1/2 cup flour; beat well. Stir in chocolate mixture until blended. Pour batter over topping in pan.